Arch Gynecol Obstet 1989 ;245(1-4):819-21
Universitäts-Frauenklinik, Bonn 1.
An increasing number of patients with hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes, and low platelet count (HELLP) have been noted in recent years. We report 11 patients at the Department of Obstetrics (University of Bonn), who were admitted during the past 3 years at between the 24th and 37th week of gestation, showing the typical symptoms of the HELLP syndrome with epigastrical pain and characteristic changes in the blood serum, partly associated with severe EPH gestosis or preeclampsia. No predisposition was found in the medical or pregnancy history. Read More